This Year in Cross Country: Skelton did not run competitively in cross country season. She spent the Fall '07 semester studying abroad in London.
2007 Track: Saw limited duty in track season... Recorded season best of 18:07.57 in 5000 at Vanderbilt Invitational... Also ran 18:12.47 in 10th place 5,000-meter finish at Georgia Tech Invitational.
2006 Cross Country: Improved steadily for squad, running among top seven athletes in last three competitions... Set personal bests at 5K and 6K distances... Best effort was seventh place team finish at SEC Championships, running 6K in 23:43... Opened season with a 16th place finish at Commodore Classic and a 68th place effort at Belmont Invitational.
2006 Track: Competed in three 3,000-meter races during outdoor season... Set 5,000 PR of 11:21.36 at Vanderbilt Invitational... Limited action during indoor season, competing twice in the mile.
2005 Cross Country: Ran in three meets - Belmont Invitational, Commodore Classic and Rhodes Invitational... Finished sixth on team at Rhodes meet... Earned 41st place result at Commodore Classic.
In High School: Senior captain of both cross country and lacrosse teams... Earned four cross country and three lacrosse letters... Four-time regional qualifier in cross country... Competed at state meet as junior... Columbus Dispatch Scholar Athlete of the Year as senior... Earned Academic All-Ohio recognition as junior.
Academics: Skelton is working toward a degree in engineering science.
Personal: Mindy Arletta Skelton... Daughter of John and Janice Skelton... Mom serves as special education teacher... Born March 11, 1987... Middle child... Has older brother and younger sister... Enjoys lacrosse... National Honor Society member... Hopes to eventually earn MBA.
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